IBM History

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In History
  • Tabulating Machine Company

    Tabulating Machine Company
    Herman Hollerith founded the Tabulating Machine Company in 1896.
  • International Business Machines

    International Business Machines
    The company was renamed to this in 1924
  • IBM's first computer

    IBM's first computer
    IBM and Howard University jointly developed the Mark I.
  • DRAM memory chip

    DRAM memory chip
    Robert H Dennard invented the DRAM memory chip, which was a core development in the launch of today's computer industry.
  • Massive Government Computers

    Massive Government Computers
    IBM made and sold massive computers to large governments and corporations before computers were devices for regular people. IBM employed 100,000 people.
  • Hiring Microsoft

    Hiring Microsoft
    IBM hired Microsoft to write an operating system for its PC, which was called MS-DOS.
  • IBM PC

    IBM PC
    It was one of the first computers intended for home consumer use. It cost $1,565.
  • IBM turns 100.

    IBM turns 100.
    The company celebrated passing Microsoft's market value for the first time in 15 years.